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Logan (2017)

Duration 2h 17m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: R, Spain: 16 Source of story The story appears to be based on characters in the X-Men comics including X-23, Laura. Director James Mangold Writers/Script Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green Starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant,  Ratings IMDb: 8.1 … Continue reading

Chappie (2015)

Elevator Pitch In an increasingly lawless Johannesburgh armed police are assisted by gun toting  remotely operated robots provided by Tetravaal. The developer of the robot’s operating system is working on the development of artificial intelligence, and when a damaged robot is scheduled for crushing he decides to make it self aware. While putting his plan … Continue reading

Australia (2008)

Elevator Pitch. A young aristocrat Lady Sarah Ashley, travels to the Northern Territory of Australia, to take over the cattle ranch developed by her husband who has been murdered, and on arrival finds that her cattle are being stolen and attempts made to take over her property, so she must gain the assistance of a … Continue reading

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The X-Men franchise, and the Marvel comics charcter Wolverine by Roy Thomas, Len Wein and John Romita, Sr. Writers/Script David Benioff, Skip Woods Additional Info A pirate copy of the film was posted on the internet before release and was apparentoy downloaded 15 million times. Director … Continue reading

The Wolverine (2013)

Duration 2h 6m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The character is one of the “X-Men” and apparently the story has a relationship to a graphic novel by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller. Writers/Script Mark Bomback, Scott Frank Additional Info This film is the sixth in the X-Men series, but is considered to stand alone. … Continue reading

Flushed Away (2006)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Christopher Lloyd, Joe Keenan, William Davies Additional Info Story by: Sam Fell, Peter Lord, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais. It was the last co-operation between Aardman and Dreamworks. The characters look as if they are stop motion … Continue reading

Prisoners (2013)

Duration 2h 33m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Aaron Guzikowski Additional Info Director of photography Roger Deakins – Oscar nominated. No 217 in the IMBd Top Movies. Director Denis Villeneuve Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Paul Dano, Melissa Leo Elevator Pitch During a Thanksgiving celebration in … Continue reading

Swordfish (2001)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Skip Woods Director Dominic Sena Starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Sam Shepard, Vinnie Jones, Drea de Matteo Elevator Pitch A covert American anti-terrorist organisation is in need of funds, so they hire a convicted hacker to break … Continue reading

X-Men 2

Released 2003 Rating (UK) 12A Director Bryan Singer Writer/s Script Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, David Hayter Writer/s Story Zak Penn, David Hayter, Bryan Singer Starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Kelly Hu Source of story Some Marvel graphic novels Elevator … Continue reading

Scoop

Released 2006 Rating 13 in UK Director Woody Allen Writer/s Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A dead investigative reporter, on the boat across the Styx gets a whiff of a dramatic story, and manages to communicate with an American journalism student … Continue reading

Real Steel

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director Shawn Levy Writer/s John Gatins, Dan Gilroy, Jeremy Leven Starring Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie Source of story A short story “Steel” by Richard Matheson Elevator Pitch This is “Robot Wars” on steroids, in a world where massive humanoid machines battle it out in packed … Continue reading

Happy Feet

Released 2006 Rating U in UK Director George Miller, Warren Coleman Writer/s George Miller, John Collee Starring Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman Source of story An Original screenplay Elevator Pitch Emperor penguins can sing, but Mumbles, a young penguin, can’t although he can dance. He determines to find out why the penguins don’t get … Continue reading

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